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Code: ASC/22/547 Assisting Clients with Swallowing Difficulties Level 1 Part 1 (Cancelled)

This course will be delivered via Online Recorded Video, and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue.

Important: This training is part of the Covid19 interim training programme and is suitable for new and existing staff. It is recommended that new staff attend face to face training when available.

This is part 1 of a two part blended learning training program to be used to reduce face to face training time in accordance with COVID 19 regulations.

This must be completed and the workbook assessed prior to undertaking Part 2 of Level 1 or other levels of training in this topic.
Part 1 of the training can be completed as a standalone course for theory only.

The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete the viewing of the presentation from YouTube and the completion of a workbook.

The workbook will be assessed and returned the following week.

The presentation covers:

• What dysphagia is
• Clients most likely to be diagnosed
• Introduction to the different textures prescribed
• Introduction to the thickeners used
• How to test for correct thicknesses
• Complications if the prescription is not followed correctly.

You will be sent a link to a resource and also a link for the workbook on Microsoft forms via email, so it’s vital that you give us your correct email address if it differs from the one on your East Sussex Learning Portal user account.

Links are not to be shared between colleagues; each person who wishes to complete this training MUST book their own place on it. The Microsoft form must be completed.

Your completed workbook/Microsoft form should be submitted no later than 10 am of the Friday after you receive the course information.
Submissions received after this time will not be marked and your training record will not be updated to show completion of this course. Only the first submission will be looked at. Please do not submit more than once. Ann will assess your submission and send summative feedback.

Your East Sussex Learning Portal user account will be updated to show completion of this training once your workbook has been marked.
Please look out for an email to complete session evaluation. We would appreciate your time in completing this so we can evaluate this temporary process. You will then be able to access your certificate online.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 August 2022 00:00 - 00:00 Distance Learning Map

Code: ASC/22/1075 Moving and Handling of People for Care Support Workers/Volunteers and PAs - Foundation Part 1 (c) (EVENT FULL)

This course will be delivered via an Online TEAMS meeting and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue. The link to attend this training will be sent to you one week before the training date. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. Please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email. Please read the attached document, Attending Online Training, before joining the course.

This course provides delegates with knowledge of safe moving and handling techniques and a basic knowledge of equipment they may need to use to safely move and handle a client. This course does not cover clients with restricted mobility issues, i.e. those who need hoisting or are cared for in bed.

Due to the practical nature of moving and handling of people, it is recommended when accessible, candidates complete the face to face training available through East Sussex County Council.

The course covers:

• A basic knowledge of key legislation affecting the moving and handling and care of objects and people
• Anatomy of the spine and how to reduce the risk of spinal injury by implementing safe handling principles
• The importance of good sitting posture
• Knowledge of a range of safe moving and handling assisted mobility techniques, i.e. assisted standing techniques
• Techniques to assist someone getting in and out of a bed

There is also a link to a Microsoft form which must be completed following your attendance. This will be assessed by the trainer and summative feedback sent to you. Please complete the Microsoft form within 5 working days after the course date. Only your first submission will be looked at, so please only submit once.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 August 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Virtual Classroom Map

Code: ASC/22/1076 Moving and Handling of People with Restricted Mobility for Care Givers - Part 1 (Cancelled)

This course will be delivered via an Online TEAMS meeting and you will not be expected to attend a specific venue. The link to attend this training will be sent to you one week before the training date. Please note this email will be sent from the East Sussex Learning Portal. Please make sure you check your Spam/Junk folders for this email. Please read the attached document, Attending Online Training, before joining the course.

This course is for care givers who assist and provide personal care for those clients with limited mobility, i.e. clients who are non-weight bearing, hoisted or spend prolonged periods in bed.

The course covers the following:

• Reflection on health and safety and care legislation relevant to moving and handling of people with complex needs
• Via videos we demonstrate a variety of equipment, including hoists and slings, stand aids and in-situ slide sheets
• We discuss various techniques for fitting slings with and without slide sheets
• We cover the effects that immobility has on the body, in relation to posture, tissue viability, circulation etc and the importance of ensuring clients sit in a functional postural position and are repositioned appropriately
• We discuss the needs of clients who have restricted mobility within bed or who may need to spend prolonged periods within the bed, covering equipment and techniques to assist with rolling, repositioning in bed, techniques to fit slings for clients who have limited ability or are unable to be rolled.

Essential Information
Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 17 August 2022 13:00 - 15:30 Virtual Classroom Map

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